With recent school closures and social distancing, schools have begun to implement eLearning to make sure students stay safe and on track. The number of different products related to distance learning can be overwhelming, but the team at Douglas Stewart is here to help. Here is a checklist of items students will need for eLearning …
With COVID-19 cases on the rise, schools across the globe are turning to distance learning to keep their students on track and safe. On top of regular hand washing and not touching your face, in some areas the CDC has recommended that those who can stay home do. Schools are turning to distance learning to ensure this is possible. While it may seem daunting to restructure classrooms on such short notice, today’s ed tech makes it possible. Here are our top 5 solutions for distance learning.
Genius hours are a fairly new trend in education. The concept behind them is simple- students have one hour a week to explore and learn about whatever they want. The idea is that giving students the freedom to explore the topics they are passionate about helps them stay engaged and retain information.
Last week on the blog we discussed what principals think about technology in the classroom, but what about the professionals who are ultimately responsible for utilizing these tools? What are teachers saying about the technology being brought into their classrooms?
As children become more “plugged in”, principals have been tasked with a difficult decision—how can educators use these devices while also balancing their potentially harmful effects. While technology can help prepare students for success in school and beyond, things like screen time and social media are weighing heavily on principals’ minds as they decide whether to invest in more tech-based products.
2019 was another year of growth and progress in education, and we loved every second of it. This year on the blog, we’ve gotten to explore everything from cyber security hygiene in schools to how EdTech is fighting climate change. It’s been a great year, and we are so thankful to have shared it with …
What is 5G? 5G is the fifth generation of wireless communication and it’s just beginning to roll out around the world. It promises speeds up to 20 times faster than 4G connections, more bandwidth and more stable connections. All four wireless carriers have begun using 5G in the U.S., and 5G phones are available to …
October is filled with things that go bump in the night. With scary stories being told all month long, it’s not uncommon for people to feel a little uneasy this time of year. However, October is not only time to hear about monsters— it’s also a time to manage threats lurking online.
We’ve seen the positive impacts that tech can have on the environment when looking at examples in other fields, like electric cars and smart homes that promote energy saving and green living. There are also initiatives to bring these energy-saving techniques into schools.
While 55% of teachers do not study climate change with their students, 84% of parents with children under the age of 18 think that they should learn about it in school.